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Lorenz’s Strong Finish Extends Lead at Alabama State Amateur

Matt Lorenz's Back Nine 32 Vaults Him Into a Four Shot Lead

HOLE-BY-HOLE SCORING  |  ROUND 4 STARTING TIMES  |  PHOTO GALLERY  

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (June 10, 2018) – Round three results of the 102nd Alabama State Amateur Championship of the Alabama Golf Association hosted by Pine Tree Country Club in Birmingham, Ala. on Saturday, June 9, 2018 (7026 yards, par 36-36—72, 74.2/138).

Taking a one shot lead into the third round, Matt Lorenz of Fairhope fired a five-under 67 to extend his lead to four strokes heading into tomorrow’s final round. Making the turn at one-under for his round, Lorenz made birdies on holes 10, 13, 15 and 18 for an inward four-under 32. Lorenz stands at 203 (-13).

Defending champion Taylor Eyster of Birmingham carded a two-under 70 to find himself alone in second place at 207 (-9).

Steven Setterstrom Jr. of Mobile and Jason Tate of Owens Cross Roads are tied for third at 208 (-8).

Round 3 Notes:

  • 18 players are under par through 54 holes with field average score of 74.4
  • 67 (-5) was the low round of the day carded by Matt Lorenz and Woodie Eubanks of Oneonta
  • 193 birdies and 9 eagles posted in round three
  • Easiest hole: No. 6, 493 yard par 5, 4.69 scoring average
  • Hardest Hole: No. 4, 427 yard par 4, 4.52 scoring average

Round four begins tomorrow morning at 7:30 a.m. from the first and tenth tees.

Visit www.alabamagolf.org for live scoring and photographs from the third round.

This championship is conducted by the Alabama Golf Association.

Round 3 Results

Place

Competitor

Score

1

Matt Lorenz, Fairhope, Ala.

65-71-67--203  (-13)

2

Taylor Eyster, Birmingham, Ala.

67-70-70--207  (-9)

T3

Steven Setterstrom Jr., Mobile, Ala.

70-69-69--208  (-8)

T3

Jason Tate, Owens Cross Roads, Ala.

71-67-70--208  (-8)

T5

Victor Kyatt, Bessemer, Ala.

66-71-73--210  (-6)

T5

Woodie Eubanks, Oneonta, Ala.

69-74-67--210  (-6)

T5

Austin Gean, Florence, Ala.

67-72-71--210  (-6)

8

Nick Robillard, Birmingham, Ala.

68-72-71--211  (-5)

9

Clay Guerin, Hoover, Ala.

74-71-68--213  (-3)

T10

John Hayden, Birmingham , Ala.

70-72-72--214  (-2)

T10

John Catanzaro, Gadsden, Ala.

72-73-69--214  (-2)

T10

Drew Mathers, Mobile, Ala.

73-68-73--214  (-2)

T13

John Racciatti Jr, Fairhope, Ala.

75-69-71--215  (-1)

T13

Lance Goodson Jr, Birmingham, Ala.

70-74-71--215  (-1)

T13

Will Swift, Vestavia Hills, Ala.

69-73-73--215  (-1)

T13

Richard Douglas, Birmingham, Ala.

72-71-72--215  (-1)

T13

Logan Archer, Oxford, Ala.

70-71-74--215  (-1)

T13

Ethan Hagood, Hoover, Ala.

70-71-74--215  (-1)

T19

William Wann, Birmingham, Ala.

70-75-72--217  (+1)

T19

Mac Murphy, Decatur, Ala.

70-73-74--217  (+1)

T19

Taylor Hereford, Birmingham, Ala.

72-72-73--217  (+1)

T19

Austin Coggin, Vestavia Hills, Ala.

72-71-74--217  (+1)

T19

Chance Caylor, Auburn, Ala.

72-72-73--217  (+1)

T24

Brooks Rabren, Andalusia, Ala.

71-71-76--218  (+2)

T24

Eric Howle, Chelsea, Ala.

71-73-74--218  (+2)

T24

Rovonta Young, Huntsville, Ala.

72-71-75--218  (+2)

T27

William Walker III, Tuscaloosa, Ala.

78-70-71--219  (+3)

T27

Jordan Plunkett, Sterrett, Ala.

74-74-71--219  (+3)

T27

Tyler Hitchner, Tuscaloosa, Ala.

74-73-72--219  (+3)

T27

Dawson Atkinson, Trussville , Ala.

71-76-72--219  (+3)

T27

Conner Elder, Mobile, Ala.

74-70-75--219  (+3)

T32

Steven Groover, Hoover, Ala.

69-75-76--220  (+4)

T32

James Medley, Athens, Ala.

70-75-75--220  (+4)

T32

Ryan Mayberry, Birmingham, Ala.

74-73-73--220  (+4)

T32

Mac Scott, Birmingham, Ala.

74-74-72--220  (+4)

T36

Matt Johnson, Dothan, Ala.

70-77-74--221  (+5)

T36

Wes Carter, Helena, Ala.

74-70-77--221  (+5)

T36

Garrett Stallings, Hoover, Ala.

73-73-75--221  (+5)

T36

Eli Marty, Falkville, Ala.

71-72-78--221  (+5)

T40

Sheldon Statkewicz, Mobile, Ala.

72-77-73--222  (+6)

T40

Evans Gross, Birmingham, Ala.

69-76-77--222  (+6)

T40

Ford Clegg, Birmingham, Ala.

75-73-74--222  (+6)

T40

Tobin Ayers, Auburn, Ala.

73-73-76--222  (+6)

T44

Claud Cooper, Birmingham, Ala.

74-75-74--223  (+7)

T44

Hunter Battles, Tuscumbia, Ala.

73-75-75--223  (+7)

T44

Reed Love, Trussville, Ala.

75-75-73--223  (+7)

T44

Thomas Ponder, Dothan, Ala.

75-72-76--223  (+7)

T48

Andy McRae, Hoover, Ala.

75-73-76--224  (+8)

T48

Jon Hunt, Birmingham, Ala.

72-78-74--224  (+8)

T48

Eli Hodges, Tuscumbia, Ala.

74-73-77--224  (+8)

T48

Connor Newton, Auburn, Ala.

80-70-74--224  (+8)

T48

Mitch Pugh, Auburn , Ala.

74-72-78--224  (+8)

T48

Will Patrick, Oneonta , Ala.

72-74-78--224  (+8)

T48

Thomas Kayworth, Auburn , Ala.

79-71-74--224  (+8)

55

Hamp Andrews, Daphne, Ala.

75-74-76--225  (+9)

T56

Tee Brown, Gadsden, Ala.

74-73-79--226  (+10)

T56

Jones Free, Selma, Ala.

70-80-76--226  (+10)

T56

Cameron Spehar, Hartselle, Ala.

74-76-76--226  (+10)

59

Brent Boyles, Calera, Ala.

71-79-77--227  (+11)

T60

Jackson King, Birmingham, Ala.

72-77-79--228  (+12)

T60

Atharv Argade, Deatsville, Ala.

69-77-82--228  (+12)

T62

Jake Nolen, Birmingham, Ala.

74-74-81--229  (+13)

T62

Richard Schmidt, Birmingham, Ala.

74-74-81--229  (+13)

T62

J. Michael Riley, Mobile, Ala.

76-71-82--229  (+13)

T65

Thomas Twitty, Birmingham, Ala.

76-74-80--230  (+14)

T65

Noah Martino, Mobile, Ala.

74-76-80--230  (+14)

67

Thomas Luther, Hoover, Ala.

78-72-81--231  (+15)

68

Bart Barnes, Troy, Ala.

69-71-WD--WD  (WD)

 

Failed to Qualify

 

T69

Harrison Mink, Birmingham, Ala.

77-74  (+7)

T69

Sam Audia III, Birmingham, Ala.

74-77  (+7)

T69

Patrick Butler, Huntsville, Ala.

76-75  (+7)

T69

William Wethington, Gadsden, Ala.

75-76  (+7)

T69

Brett Marler, Mobile, Ala.

74-77  (+7)

T69

Nicholas Dunlap, Birmingham, Ala.

80-71  (+7)

T75

Kevin Carden, Hoover, Ala.

80-72  (+8)

T75

Scott Weaver, Madison, Ala.

77-75  (+8)

T75

Walker Grant, Montgomery, Ala.

73-79  (+8)

T75

Padraic Sim, Spanish Fort, Ala.

77-75  (+8)

T75

Will McFadden, Mobile, Ala.

78-74  (+8)

T75

Jordan Smith, Florence, Ala.

75-77  (+8)

T75

Matt Stuart, Birmingham, Ala.

74-78  (+8)

T75

Jacob LeCroy, Anniston, Ala.

75-77  (+8)

T75

Hayden Carner, Birmingham , Ala.

73-79  (+8)

T84

Brinson Holder, Point Clear, Ala.

76-77  (+9)

T84

Frankie Wade, Jr, Hoover, Ala.

73-80  (+9)

T84

Jack Poole, Homewood, Ala.

77-76  (+9)

T84

Connor Bruce, Kimberly, Ala.

79-74  (+9)

T84

Dallas Miller, Brimingham, Ala.

73-80  (+9)

T84

Layton Bussey, Anniston , Ala.

76-77  (+9)

T90

John Snoddy, Birmingham, Ala.

80-74  (+10)

T90

Dawson Garrett, Fort Payne, Ala.

79-75  (+10)

T90

Landon Carner, Birmingham, Ala.

79-75  (+10)

T93

Jake DeZoort, Tuscaloosa, Ala.

79-76  (+11)

T93

Jay Austin, Brownsboro, Ala.

77-78  (+11)

T93

Joey Fortner, Birmingham, Ala.

81-74  (+11)

T93

Thomas Iturbe, Mobile, Ala.

81-74  (+11)

T93

Zach Contris, Hokes Bluff, Ala.

82-73  (+11)

T93

Al DelGreco, Birmingham, Ala.

75-80  (+11)

T93

Charles Wood, Spanish Fort, Ala.

79-76  (+11)

T93

Blake Whitt, Hoover, Ala.

80-75  (+11)

T93

Corey Ray, Boaz, Ala.

76-79  (+11)

T93

Aaron Jackson, Tuscumbia, Ala.

77-78  (+11)

T93

Seth Foshee, Bridgeport , Ala.

79-76  (+11)

T93

Parker Jones, Madison, Ala.

75-80  (+11)

T93

Jeff Frederick, Florence, Ala.

79-76  (+11)

T93

Justin Olive, Florence, Ala.

77-78  (+11)

T107

Stewart Miller, Oneonta, Ala.

74-82  (+12)

T107

Conley Miller, Hoover, Ala.

77-79  (+12)

T107

Price Brown, Mobile, Ala.

78-78  (+12)

T107

Ben Moody, Vestavia Hills, Ala.

79-77  (+12)

T107

Noah Dennis, Trussville, Ala.

76-80  (+12)

T107

Max Johnson, Fairhope, Ala.

75-81  (+12)

T113

Dakota Terry, Trinity, Ala.

80-77  (+13)

T113

Zachary Jones, Montgomery, Ala.

76-81  (+13)

T113

James Salter, Auburn, Ala.

81-76  (+13)

T113

Robert Davidson, Oneonta, Ala.

77-80  (+13)

T117

Kyle Cornelius, Theodore, Ala.

78-80  (+14)

T117

Jimmy Finnerty, Vestavia Hills, Ala.

82-76  (+14)

T117

Anthony Lumpkin, Horton, Ala.

76-82  (+14)

T117

Cole Imig, Mountain Brook, Ala.

80-78  (+14)

T117

Jay Weinacker, Vestavia, Ala.

78-80  (+14)

T117

Dax Weed, Dothan, Ala.

82-76  (+14)

T117

Tripp Lott, Fairhope, Ala.

80-78  (+14)

T117

Stephen Saunders, Wing, Ala.

81-77  (+14)

T125

Nick Lee, Guntersville, Ala.

76-83  (+15)

T125

Sam Jeffcoat, Birmingham, Ala.

84-75  (+15)

T125

Taylor Rinks, Birmingham, Ala.

79-80  (+15)

T128

Scot Schroder, Hartselle, Ala.

86-74  (+16)

T128

Rick Riley, Chelsea , Ala.

80-80  (+16)

T128

Keith Rains, Hoover, Ala.

78-82  (+16)

T128

Brett Ialacci, Birmingham, Ala.

80-80  (+16)

T128

Johnny Komara, Huntsville, Ala.

81-79  (+16)

T128

Luke Chitty, Birmingham, Ala.

78-82  (+16)

T128

Bishop Stringer, Cecil, Ala.

83-77  (+16)

T135

Brad Dahlke, Athens, Ala.

83-78  (+17)

T135

Brent Borden, Cordova, Ala.

83-78  (+17)

T135

Thomas Regan, Muscle Shoals, Ala.

83-78  (+17)

T135

Kade Mathner, Enterprise , Ala.

76-85  (+17)

139

Varun Yerramsetti, Vestavia Hills, Ala.

78-84  (+18)

140

Ike Alexander, Florence, Ala.

80-83  (+19)

T141

Sean Semmens, Fort Payne, Ala.

77-87  (+20)

T141

Tanner Tabor, Hoover, Ala.

80-84  (+20)

T141

Jay Pitt, Auburn, Ala.

84-80  (+20)

T144

Christian Copen, Northport, Ala.

82-83  (+21)

T144

Blake De Bruyn, Birmingham, Ala.

84-81  (+21)

T146

Brett Batchelor, Madison, Ala.

84-83  (+23)

T146

Drew Schroeder, Birmingham , Ala.

79-88  (+23)

148

Jordan Carter, Birmingham, Ala.

84-87  (+27)

T149

Michael Bryan, Huntsville, Ala.

89-WD  (WD)

T149

Steve Hudson, Birmingham, Ala.

78-WD  (WD)

T149

John Coles III, Birmingham, Ala.

80-WD  (WD)

T149

Ford Goldasich, Birmingham, Ala.

75-WD  (WD)

T149

Jack Goldasich, Birmingham, Ala.

79-WD  (WD)

T149

James Reed, Hoover, Ala.

72-DQ  (DQ)

T149

Ryan Johnson, Alabaster, Ala.

77-WD  (WD)

156

Harlan Winn, Birmingham, Ala.

DQ  (DQ)

 

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